IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: I was born in a fast growing city in Texas known as Denton, right outside of the Dallas Metroplex. Music plays a big part in my city and is a perfect location to start if you’re trying to open up to new opportunities, networks, and to find different artists to work with.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: When I was younger I always had a passion for music. I can’t remember a time where I wasn’t rapping some song, showcasing a song or free styling in school. With the motivation from my friends and family, I was pushed to aspire toward my dreams and to become the first hip hop artist in my city to make it in the industry.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: I want to record and release my own music simply because it is what I love doing and it’s what I’m passionate about. Ever since I was young music has moved me and played a big role in my life.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: My songs are about people as individuals going out into the world, having fun and just being themselves. I make music for people that want to take time away from the stress, the nonsense and whatever they are going through; to finally be able to kick back and enjoy life with the people they are closest to.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: My fan base can be directed toward anyone really, but the crowd I would mainly pull in would be the collage party crowd, the people who are inspired to follow their dreams and those willing tackle their goals. I mainly make music for the people who want to go out and have a good time. Whether they are at a party trying to get wild with their friends or just chilling around the house thinking of there next move. I believe my music touches multiple types of people and I don’t think I have a set audience. With my music I can guarantee there is a little something for everybody.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: I am influenced by many artist but I would say some of my biggest musical influences would have to be Big Sean and Jhene Akio. I love the way they piece together their music. The music that they make is so synonymous to the life that I live and the life I see my self living. I respect their hustle and dedication to their music and fans.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: One way I would describe my music would have to be fast paced, something that makes you want to get up and move. Once you hear it there’s no doubt that you would want to get up and out with your friends for a good night in the city.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: As far as me standing out from other artist I think my location and the type of music I make plays a big part in the way I carry myself as an artist. Compared to other artist I don’t just make music just to make music. I make music that gives off feelings and emotions, music that can inspire young artist to want to do more and expand their talents. I am willing to try all types of genres to expand my own personal music.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: I am currently working on my latest mixtape, “Bass” soon to drop towards the end of June. The project consist of my latest two singles, “Ride With Me” and “Red Light”. “Ride With Me” is a track about a young man trying to show a girl he can be everything she wants and more if she would just give him the chance to be with her. My next single “Red Light” is more of a party track, at the intersection at of a red light the youth of the city takes control of the night life and throw a block party.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: My career goal would have to be, being able to make music that people can be apart of; music that show the emotion. The time and feeling that I put into my songs as well as something real that grabs the audiences attention with every word so they can feel my story and a take a little bit of me with them in every song. In ten years I see myself on tour preforming songs from my latest album, working on a newer album so I can have something to give to the people who follow me and my music. As well as giving back to the people who support me in the city where I’m from.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
YOUNG SNOOK BOII: People can find me on Soundcloud @Young Snook Boii Twitter @YoungSnookBoii Reverbnation @Young Snook Instagram @YoungSnookBoii Facebook @Young Snook Music